Books on Fire

    Books on Fire

    The Tumultuous Story of the World's Great Libraries

    Lucien X Polastron

    Thames & Hudson 2007

    Hardback 381pp

    9780500513842   Product Code: 98391

    Lucien X Polastron surveys the world's libraries, from Hebrew, Nordic and Islamic myths of a vast library which existed before creation, to the catastrophic losses of libraries in Alexandria, Qing Dynasty China and modern Iraq.

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